2019 Cougar Class #3: Social Media

2019 Cougar Class #3: Social Media

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Social Media Date: 10/30/2019 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 83 Action Items: Masking Tape, PVC Pipe, Rubber Bands, Rubber Tube, and Popsicle Sticks. Impact on Team: This Cougar Class was mainly focused on social media and the various effects it can have on people. On one hand, social […]

2019 Cougar Class #2: Ethical Decisions

2019 Cougar Class #2: Ethical Decisions

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Ethical Decisions Date: 10/16/2019 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 80 Action Items: Masking tape, Regular Plastic Straws, and Thicker and Larger Plastic Straws. Impact on Team: The second Cougar Class started off with the mentors talking about the importance of ethics and how it will impact the overall […]

2019 Cougar Class #1: Introduction to Robotics

2019 Cougar Class #1: Introduction to Robotics

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Introduction to Robotics Date: 10/02/2019 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 65 Action Items: Cards, Tape, A presentation device Impact on Team: For the challenge, the students were randomly placed into groups and were tasked to construct the  tallest structure using a deck of cards and limited tape. The […]

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 6

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 6

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics Newsletter Build Season: Robot manager Niva S. is extremely proud that the team has produced a fully functioning robot. The robot can successfully perform all the tasks that it is supposed to, and robot side is finalizing the robot and preparing it to be bagged on Tuesday. In addition, the […]

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 5

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 5

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics Newsletter Build Season: By week five, the robot has been completed and running. Team Co-Captain Vineet will continue to practice driving the robot to ensure everything works. The robot side has been making sure that the camera and vision system work properly for the blind period during the matches. Overall, […]

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 4

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 4

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics Newsletter Build Season: Week 4 After build season week 4, the team has made tremendous progress on the robot, and the team is excited to almost have the robot completed. The team has worked diligently all week, and their progress on the robot demonstrates their work and dedication. The Robot […]

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 3

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 3

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics Newsletter Build Season: Week 3 We have now reached the end of the third week of build season, and Team 1403 has made significant progress. The robot is almost complete, and it is expected that the team will have a fully functioning robot by the end of Week 4. Members […]

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 2

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 2

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics Newsletter Build Season: Week 2 We have now reached the end of week two of Build Season, and Team 1403 has already been making significant progress. Both the Robot and Logistics side have been working hard to ensure that everything runs smoothly in the coming weeks. This week, the Robot […]

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 1

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 1

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics Newsletter Build Season: Week 1 Build season began with Kickoff on January 5, 2019, and Team 1403 has already made significant progress in brainstorming ideas and creating prototypes. Our goal this year is to keep the schedule tighter and more efficient than ever before, which we have so far been […]

2018 Cougar Class #5

2018 Cougar Class #5

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Cooperation Date: 12/12/2018 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 64 Number of Mentors: 7 Action Items: mat, folded paper, spoon, ping pong ball, beam, tape measure, cups, rubber bands, and VR headset Impact on Team: Instead of opening with a formal presentation, this cougar class began with a discussion about […]